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Slievelamagan Mountain Sliabh Lámhagáin A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Lámhagáin [PNNI], 'creeping/crawling mountain') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 702.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J32887 26032 This place has been logged as visited by 446 members. Recently by: dodser, paulmcphillips, m0jla, newpark-cc, msammon, Reeks2011, atlantic73, cathalferris, GSheehy, Heggs, LorraineG60, Hound-of-Ulster, guestuser, LorraineG, Hadleigh
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Longitude: -5.966147, Latitude: 54.166118 , Easting: 332887, Northing: 326033 Prominence: 197.18m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 732807 826038,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvlmg, 10 char: Slvlmgn
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

So named, according to Harris (author of The Antient and Present State of the County of Down), because it has to be climbed in a crawling position. The southern slopes are, indeed, relentlessly steep. An alternative name, Sliabh Snámháin, has the same meaning. Below Lamagan Slabs is a spot called Percy Bysshe, which suggests a connection with the poet Shelley.   Slievelamagan is the 109th highest place in Ireland.

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This mountain was done as part of a good days wal .. by Michael McA   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
second snap - on the top of Lamagan, looking towa .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
The Mournes.. When they are good, they are good b .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
Slieve Donard dominates the skyline in this mello .. by simon3   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievelamagan in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The view of the summit area and Slieve Commedagh to the north.
 
csd on Slievelamagan, 2005
by csd  26 Sep 2005
Took the track up from Carricklittle and approached Slieve Lamagan from the col to the south. There's an eroded track up from the col to the summit, which makes navigation easy. Great views of Ben Crom and Doan to the west on the way up. The summit offers great views of the heart of the Mournes. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/106/comment/1968/
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Up here on 110104 A. Carrick Little car par .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
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